300 years later, the legacy of Nano Nagle lives on, especially in Ballygriffin, home to the Nano Nagle Centre.

Fittingly, this was the starting point for last Saturday's 'Sli Nano,' a commemorative walk that took in locations that would have inspired the charistmatic young educationalist and religious leader. 

Born in 1718, Nano Nagle, founder of the Presentation Order, is synonymous with Killavullen and the townland of Ballygriffin in particular.

The morning dawned bright and fine over the Blackwater Valley, which was a massive plus for organisers.

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